We booked this hotel last minute and was a stab in the dark thanks to Expedia. We wanted a four star close to the port of Tampa and won a bid here. I was disappointed we didn't get the embassy suites down the block at first but we enjoyed our stay here.
The beds at this hotel are great! I don't think I've ever stayed at a westin, so I didn't know what to expect as far as beds go. I found the king bed very comfy as well as the pillows and comforter. That was my favorite thing about this hotel.
It is near the convention center, although there are a couple of others that are closer,so if you are staying there for a convention you'd probably prefer the embassy for convenience. There are a couple of eating spots nearby too.
When we arrived the ladies at check in were very courteous and check in was fast. They even asked us if you had a preference of view, city or water view of the bay. I think the view of the water is probably nicer, the other view faces the convention center.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of Tampa Bay on Rocky Point Island, this airport hotel's waterfront location offers both incredible bay views and easy access to the area's attractions. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Westin Tampa Bay Hotel Tampa